Understanding swell period

Understanding swell period is one of the most crucial aspects in learning to surf. We are going to briefly point out some pros and cons to different swell periods, and what gear to pack for the paddle out in each category. Long Period Swell Any swell in which each...

Look out surfers, it’s summer swell season!

Santa Monica and Venice are spotty today. Things are looking a bit walled out at the Breakwater, and the drift is going crazy north. Look out surfers, it’s summer swell season in LA! These big conditions are a good opportunity to practice your duck dives! When I was...